"You drug pushers, holdup men, and do-nothings, you better get out because I'll kill you". "It's too late to change". "It's the opposite. So obviously there is no logic", he said.
Panelo said Malacañang will "never interfere with the function of the judiciary" as well as the other branches of government.
But after the press conference, Duterte told reporters he was joking about the "marijuana comment". In other developments: • Senator Grace Poe on Tuesday brushed aside Duterte's statement that he uses marijuana to keep awake.
Duterte's office has denied he is involved in the prosecutions against Rappler, but the President has previously sparred with the company's employees, personally barring Ressa and reporter Pia Ranada from Malacanang Palace, his official residence, over their coverage of his administration.
"It's a killing activity", Duterte said during his speech, but shockingly added, "Me, [I don't fall asleep] as much because I was taking marijuana to stay awake", he said.
"Medicinal marijuana, yes, because it is really an ingredient of modern medicine" Duterte said.
The head of Rappler, a popular online news portal that has criticized President Rodrigo Duterte's war on illegal drugs, posted bail on Monday for a tax evasion case, which she described as government harassment.
"If the President is serious in handling the drug issue, he should stop his tough talk, understand the science behind substance use and addiction, and give the issue the due gravity it deserves", said the Y4MH chair, Dr. Raymond John Naguit.
Rappler added that Duterte has previously, without claiming to be joking, to the use of, an extremely addictive and unsafe opioid believed to have played a role in almost half the opioid overdose deaths in the United States in 2017.
"I don't have to ask him because we've been together for 30 years", said the presidential spokesman.
Still, many more defended Duterte, noting that he has never opposed marijuana and even suggested legalizing it at one point.
Carlos Conde, Philippines researcher for Human Rights Watch said Monday that "the charges filed against Rappler and its editor and founder, Maria Ressa, are politically motivated and part of the Duterte administration's campaign to harass, threaten and intimidate critics".
"There is a disconnect between what the president admitted to do and what the president said he will do to those who use drugs", he said.
It was the deadliest in history and affected 500 million people around the world, one third of the world's population. The nature and virulence of the virus also fluctuates each season, as does the effectiveness of that year's vaccine.
They had various officials from the cities appear and hype their involvement in the new XFL. "We pledge to bring St. But to the dismay of fans across the region, the Rams moved back to Los Angeles for the 2016 season.
Across France, four people have been killed in accidents linked to the demonstrations and road blockades, and hundreds injured. More protests are planned for Saturday in Paris . "The Yellow Vests wish an act IV next Saturday".
The bill passed the Assembly, where Republicans hold a large majority, by 56-27, according to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. There is a need to protect a lot of good work done over the last eight years, especially from the GOP's perspective.
It said the process was to bring the EE networks into line with the rest of its business rather than a change of policy. BT pledged to avoid doing so despite working closely with Huawei since 2005, the FT noted.
Espinoza said, "The body was in a state of decomposition but the preliminary observation does verify the body is a woman". Carlos Caicedo, Carla's father, had his blood drawn Tuesday to help determine whether the body belonged to his daughter.
Another feature of the Huawei Nova 4 will be the opportunity to work in cellular networks of the fifth generation. This, of course, is due to the fact that we live in the U.S. and flagship Huawei phones are not sold here.
Former Indian batsman Gautam Gambhir on Tuesday took to social media to announce his retirement from all cricket . The historic series win in New Zealand and the CB series in Australia will be reflected upon fondly.
Report rate, reverse repo rate remain unchanged
Weaker global oil prices and domestic food prices are expected to drag the headline inflation rate below projections. The six-member monetary policy committee (MPC) voted unanimously to keep the policy rate unchanged at 6.5%.
Unbelievable footage of Virat Kohli in the nets
He reads the batsmen really well. "So it is important not to focus on criticism or even on people who appreciate", said Rahane. He notched his 23rd test century against England at last year's Boxing Day test in Melbourne. "I do think he should be there".